Roman Villa in Salar


Short presentation

Development of archaeological and cultural tourism by the creation of a Reception center for visitors and new accesses to the Villa Romana.


- Promote cultural tourism through visits to Villa Romana de Salar.
- Serve as an example for the recovery of cultural and archaeological heritage.
- Offer a cultural and tourist offer through the use of heritage resources in a sustainable way, establishing synergies with other sectors.

Contexte (territory issues, targeted audience)

Salar is a Spanish town and municipality located in the southern part of the Loja region, in the province of Granada, autonomous community of Andalusia. It limits with the municipalities of Huétor-Tájar, Moraleda de Zafayona, Alhama de Granada and Loja.
Population 2.631 hab.

Actions implemented

Creation of a reception center for visitors inside the fenced enclosure of the Villa Romana de Salar to publicize the people attending it, the archaeological interventions carried out in the enclosure which are intended to be carried out in the future , and the way of life of the time in a Roman villa.

Provision of toilets for visitors to the Villa Romana, currently non-existent, one of them adapted and accessible to people with reduced mobility.

The installation of lighting bulbs powered by electricity produced by a self-consumption kit made up of three photovoltaic solar panels installed on the roof covering the first phase of the excavation carried out in Villa Romana.

Finally, it is intended to condition the access to Villa Romana from the A-4155 road and from the Villa to this road, currently it is not very comfortable and safe for vehicle traffic in the area, as well as the conditioning of the explanation prior to the fenced enclosure for better use of space for vehicle parking.
Global cost (in Euros) : 52 662 €

Other information

Project's start year : 2020

Points of vigilance, difficulties to pass through, success factors

Innovative aspect: use of self-consumption photovoltaic plates for 600 Wh / day


City Council of Salar (Public structure )
vda. Andalucía
6018310 Salar
Contact : Armando Moya Castilla